Garlic Tomato Scallops

Garlic Tomato Scallops

A very simple recipe, you don't even need canned tomatoes.

Ingredients: makes 8

Scallops (sashimi grade)
Lemon juice
a small amount
Cherry tomatoes
2 tablespoons
☆Wine vinegar (vinegar also OK)
1 teaspoon
☆Olive oil
1 teaspoon
a pinch
☆Black pepper
to taste
☆Basil (dried)
to taste
☆Oregano (dried)
to taste
☆Garlic (finely chopped)
a little


1. Mince the tomatoes and combine with the ☆ ingredients. Insert shallow crisscross cuts into the scallops.
2. Pat dry moisture from the scallops and lightly flavor with salt and pepper (not listed). Quickly cook both sides in olive oil (not listed) and transfer to a plate.
3. Heat the sauce in the frying pan from Step 2, and transfer the sauce to the plate once it becomes aromatic.
4. Pour some lemon juice on top of the scallops, garnish with parsley if you have any, and it's complete.

Story Behind this Recipe

I combined some scallion sashimi that I bought cheaply with homemade pizza sauce. This is for my husband, who doesn't really like scallop sashimi.